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Old 10-31-2013, 08:35 AM   #20536
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They're busy and....
I'm retired from 'jobs'.....remember.......
Oww.

Oh wait, what is this big fat check on my desk? Oh yeah, it's for coming in
and sitting at my desk. Huh.

Happy Halloween Utardia!
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Old 10-31-2013, 10:19 AM   #20537
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You have a fat chick on you desk? I knew you liked Halloween but geeeeez!
Yup, just getting ready to carve the pumpkin.


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Old 10-31-2013, 12:35 PM   #20538
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Any day rides planned for this weekend or should I just hang at the lake???
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:47 PM   #20539
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[QUOTE=Slickhorn;22657007]The Koolaid took effect quickly, picked up this 525 MXC in Idaho last week, quick west desert lap yesterday to verify my decision... plated crf450x will be for sale soon...

Nice find and great pics.
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:48 PM   #20540
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Any day rides planned for this weekend or should I just hang at the lake???
I'd be up for a big bike ride this weekend. PM me.
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:52 PM   #20541
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Would any of you inmates with a KTM Adventure allow me to observe you perform an oil change Ive read a few threads on how to do one but would like to see how it's done. I know this is the is the price one pays for drinking the orange kool aid, a rather involved process to change the oil.
Get yourself one of these and it will save you half a day:
http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/products...tank-hose-kit/

I have one installed and you are welcome to look it over. You know longer will have to pull the panels to do an oil change.

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Old 10-31-2013, 02:05 PM   #20542
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Supposedly he traded in 2 950s and a 1200 for a new 800GS.

The guy must be an idiot.
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:06 PM   #20543
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hey walrus. Great functional halloween costume you have this year.
i assume the sheep get tricked and you get your treat.

lmao
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:20 PM   #20544
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Supposedly he traded in 2 950s and a 1200 for a new 800GS.

The guy must be an idiot.
Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:27 PM   #20545
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Supposedly he traded in 2 950s and a 1200 for a new 800GS.

The guy must be an idiot.
Based on what he bought in the first place, I would have to agree.
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:35 PM   #20546
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I'd be up for a big bike ride this weekend. PM me.
Done.

Much like dieselhead there may be a marital influence I had not planned on.
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:40 PM   #20547
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Based on what he bought in the first place, I would have to agree.
Could be worse if he traded an adventure bike made from rice

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Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
Make her drink the Orange Koolaid, she will love it.
I have a friend with a GS, Multistrade, and several other road bikes. His wife prefers to ride pillion on the back of the 990 any time.

Don't know Troy but the manager Renn is a real slime ball. Wouldn't trust him or anything he has to say. You'd think they wouldn't have hired any of the fools that ran the old dealership into the ground to work at the new one. I won't set foot in there.

I guess to really make an intelligent judgement, we all need to know the year, price, and accessories if you want one.
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Old 10-31-2013, 03:18 PM   #20549
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Make her drink the Orange Koolaid, she will love it.
I have a friend with a GS, Multistrade, and several other road bikes. His wife prefers to ride pillion on the back of the 990 any time.

Don't know Troy but the manager Renn is a real slime ball. Wouldn't trust him or anything he has to say. You'd think they wouldn't have hired any of the fools that ran the old dealership into the ground to work at the new one. I won't set foot in there.

I guess to really make an intelligent judgement, we all need to know the year, price, and accessories if you want one.
Really? I've always liked the guy. Never bought a bike from him, but on a social level he's
been easy to be around.
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:01 PM   #20550
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Really? I've always liked the guy. Never bought a bike from him, but on a social level he's
been easy to be around.
Don't want to get into it here but over a few Epic brews.........
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